Shiawassee County, Michigan

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Michigan]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' ''Shiawassee County''
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.shiawassee.net/home.html Shiawassee County Courthouse]<br>208 N Shiawasee St.<br>Corunna, MI 48817<br>Phone: (517) 743-2242<br><br>County Clerk has birth, marriage, and death records<br> from 1867, divorce and court records from 1848. <br>Probate Judge has probate records. <br>Register of Deeds has land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Shiawassee County, Michigan page 350, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
 
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'''1840--'''Shiawassee County was created 10 September 1822&nbsp;from [[Oakland County, Michigan|Oakland]], and [[St. Clair County, Michigan|St. Clair]] Counties and unorganized territory. It was attached to Genesee and Oakland Counties prior to organization 18 March 1837.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Corunna <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
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*[[Clinton County, Michigan|Clinton]]
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*[[Genesee County, Michigan|Genesee]]
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*[[Gratiot County, Michigan|Gratiot]]
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*[[Ingham County, Michigan|Ingham]]
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*[[Livingston County, Michigan|Livingston]]
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*[[Saginaw County, Michigan|Saginaw]]
  
 
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=51829 Putnam Cemetery, Sciota] BillionGraves
  
 
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Civil War service men from Shiawassee County served in various regiments. Men often joined a regiment or a company (within a regiment)that originated in their county. Listed below are the military units that were formed in or had many men from Shiawassee County.
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*[http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=bO_hriczGZwC Argus-Press] - full-text digital issues in Google News Archive; covers 1911-2008
  
 
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*'''Michigan Birth Registrations, 1867-1902'''&nbsp;-- Free name indexes and images at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1459684 FamilySearch Record Search]. Records include such information as name of child, birthdate and place, if still-born, illegitimate or twin, gender, race and record number.
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*'''Michigan Marriage Registrations, 1868-1925''' -- Free name indexes at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1452395 FamilySearch Record Search]. &nbsp;Records include such information as names of bride and groom, date of license, ages, race, residences, birthplaces, occupations and names of the fathers of the bride and groom.
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*'''Michigan Death Registrations, 1867-1897'''--&nbsp;Free name indexes and images&nbsp;at&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1452402 FamilySearch Record Search]. &nbsp;&nbsp;Records include such information as name of deceased, date and place of death, gender, color, marital status, age in years, months and days, disease or apparent cause of death, birthplace, names and occupations of parents, and the date the record was made.
  
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[[Shiawassee County Genealogical Society]]
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Owosso Michigan Family History Center]]
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*[[Lansing Michigan Family History Center|Lansing Michigan Family History Center]]
  
 
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*Family History Library Catalog. Salt Lake City, Utah.
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*{{FHL|Michigan%2C+Shiawassee|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
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[[Category:Shiawassee_County,_Michigan]] [[Category:Michigan_counties]]

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Online Records

Contents

County Courthouse

Shiawassee County Courthouse
208 N Shiawasee St.
Corunna, MI 48817
Phone: (517) 743-2242

County Clerk has birth, marriage, and death records
from 1867, divorce and court records from 1848.
Probate Judge has probate records.
Register of Deeds has land records. [1]

History

Parent County

1840--Shiawassee County was created 10 September 1822 from Oakland, and St. Clair Counties and unorganized territory. It was attached to Genesee and Oakland Counties prior to organization 18 March 1837.  County seat: Corunna [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Shiawassee County served in various regiments. Men often joined a regiment or a company (within a regiment)that originated in their county. Listed below are the military units that were formed in or had many men from Shiawassee County.

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Newspapers

  • Argus-Press - full-text digital issues in Google News Archive; covers 1911-2008

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

  • Michigan Birth Registrations, 1867-1902 -- Free name indexes and images at FamilySearch Record Search. Records include such information as name of child, birthdate and place, if still-born, illegitimate or twin, gender, race and record number.
  • Michigan Marriage Registrations, 1868-1925 -- Free name indexes at FamilySearch Record Search.  Records include such information as names of bride and groom, date of license, ages, race, residences, birthplaces, occupations and names of the fathers of the bride and groom.
  • Michigan Death Registrations, 1867-1897-- Free name indexes and images at FamilySearch Record Search.   Records include such information as name of deceased, date and place of death, gender, color, marital status, age in years, months and days, disease or apparent cause of death, birthplace, names and occupations of parents, and the date the record was made.

Societies and Libraries

Shiawassee County Genealogical Society

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Shiawassee County, Michigan page 350, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).